Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Time for Poems

I really like poetry, movies about poetry or that speak in a poetic style reach deeper into me than just words or action… clever musicals pay for their price of admission, and even the children know that I can destroy … Continue reading

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Hello Dadda!

Sometimes work runs late, sometimes it seems to run so late that it doesn't stop… today on my long drive home I called home with simple instructions for food to begin being prepared for dinner.  Shortly after that I got … Continue reading

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Something to Drink

My daughter is ALWAYS thirsty… okay, maybe note ALWAYS, but it's common enough that offering to throw her into the lake so she can finally get enough to drink isn't as funny as it used to be.  But it's made … Continue reading

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More to Do

For the sake of all ego… I wish I could do a better job of slowing down time! Today after work the children and I: Did homework Did Laundry Made Dinner Planted plants (4 rasberry sticks, 2 Rose … super … Continue reading

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Pinewood Derby Revelation

It's that time of year again… the time when many Father's rip the car out of their son's hands, craft a work of art, and let their son take the credit for that, but my children don't have that kind … Continue reading

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Student Driver

When I learned how to drive, it was not very intimidating, we had secretly been practicing for months (if not years) on the back roads in the country, knowing how the car moved, how the vehicle felt on the road, … Continue reading

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Call the Wambulance!

There are times I remember I'm single more than others… at the grocery store, when I buy something I don't need, at a dance, or the movies, a restaurant, or late at night; but few times compare to when you're … Continue reading

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On the One Hand … Very Excited!

Some people don't know that I was in the military once upon a time.  Some people don't know that when I was in the military, for the first couple of years I spent my time learning how to fix aircraft, … Continue reading

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76 Trombones

As a Father, I consider my major job to be providing for my children and teaching them what's right; as a single father, I consider my biggest job to be providing for my children, teaching them what's right, keeping the … Continue reading

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The Things ‘They’ Say

They, of course, is the children… and the things they say are hilarious!   My son came home with a scout shirt … with all the right patches, and I asked "Who was it who gave it to you?"  He … Continue reading

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